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  1. Anonymous
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    idioms

    Dear Teachers,

    I need your help in clarifing the following :-

    the idiom (in your face) was explained in Cobuild dictionary of Idioms,
    i understand its meaning but the example that was given by the dictionary
    was not totally understood, it goes like this :


    Wry, Wity, and downright rude.
    Lea's act combines stand up with gusty Jazz
    and blues. totally in your face


    thanks for your help

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    Re: idioms

    Wry, [w]i[t]ty, and downright rude.
    Lea's act combines stand up with gusty Jazz
    and blues. totally in your face
    I think that in your face there means bold and outspoken and uninhibited and definitely not shy or understated.

    Does that help?

    :)

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